AVAPS

AcronymDefinition
AVAPSAverage Volume Assured Pressure Support (ventilation)
AVAPSAirborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System
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The 8-9 September 2011 flight sampled an atmospheric river event and was designed to intercompare temperature and humidity profiles from AVAPS, HAMSR, and S-HIS.
2015: Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) Global Hawk AVAPS Dropsonde System.
5) Comparisons between S-HIS and AVAPS suggest a dry bias in the AVAPS data above 400 hPa, so relative humidities with respect to ice above about 8 km should be closer to saturation within the cloud system.
4] rad (-2 m at with depolarization at the surface), 30 m 1064 nm vertical AVAPS N/A N/A, 0.
The aircraft will carry a suite of four instruments including a dropsonde system called the Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System, or AVAPS.
Major milestones in AVAPS advancement and scientific impact during its lifetime are summarized in Table 1.
The NOAA/Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) runs the AVAPS program for NOAA.
However, the 3D position was computed using precise drop location from the AVAPS aircraft data system and integrating the velocity to obtain position with each individual measurement from the dropsonde.